This article lists the tasks that you should complete to implement Adobe Experience Manager Assets.


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Discovery and Requirements

The objective of this phase is to define your online business goals so that your consultant or partner can envision the contribution of Adobe Experience Manager Assets to help meet these business goals.

This phase also defines the technical requirements of the implementation to help minimize issues that might be ecountered during the implementation phase.

Discovery workshop guidelines  Assets - Discovery Checklist


This section focuses on content modeling, application architecture​​, and Creative Cloud and Marketing Cloud integration considerations.  

Modeling the repository—Asset folder Structure
 Data Modeling - David Nuescheler's Model
Marketing and Creative cloud integrations Assets Integrations - MC and CC, 3rd Party Integrations

Installation and Provisioning

This section covers the installation, provisioning and configuration for AEM Assets. This includes Scene 7 and Marketing Cloud products integrations.​​

 Installation Custom Standalone Install
Install or upgrade feature Packs AEM feature packs
AEM Releases and Updates​
Troubleshooting and Known Issues in Installation AEM - Known issues
Troubleshooting installation issues
Development Tools Setup (Brackets, Eclipse, File Vault, Source Tree etc) Development tools with AEM 
Version Control Using VLT
Project / Maven Setup AEM project archetype
Building AEM projects with Maven

Configuration and Implementation

This section covers various aspects of implementation for a project involving AEM Assets​​​​, such as workflows, collections management, and so on.​​

Security User Administration and Security
Advanced configuration settings Integration with Creative Cloud and Marketing Cloud
Creating and Configuring Asset Share and Asset Editor pages
Configuring Scene7 integration
AEM Assets Home Page Experience
Asset rendition options Video Assets
Video Renditions
Image Presets
AEM Scaling guidelines
Recommended Deployments
Performance Optimization
Performance Optimization
Establishing and utilizing taxonomies for tagging Administering Tags
Using asset metadata
Metadata Schemas
Search Facets and Indexing setup Oak Queries and Indexing
Query/Custom predicates Query Builder API
Implementing a Custom Predicate Evaluator for the Query Builder
Workflows Administering Workflows
Extend the AEM Project Features Projects
Extend AEM Asset Collections features and permissions. Managing Collections
Touch UI customization Customizing the Consoles (Touch-Optimized UI)
Dispatcher Configurations Dispatcher
Guidelines and Best Practices Best Practices for Queries and Indexing